January 10, 2018

THIS WEEK
islands and sea♦  TODAY! Wednesday, Jan. 10 – POSTPONED UNTIL Tuesday, Jan. 16Stephen-Marc Smith Exhibition, Gallery Space, D271. Exhibition opens to the public from 4-7p.m.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Visit the Gallery Space web site for more information.

  TONIGHT! Wednesday, Jan. 10Jim Sisko’s Bellevue College Jazz Band Performing at Tula’s Jazz Club | 7:30 p.m. | $10 cover Charge


Syllabus iconSYLLABI

 Thank you to those who have sent in their syllabi. For those who haven’t, please send your CANVAS syllabi links to Janis Juarez after marking them public, or submit them through the Request Center, or in an e-mail to me.

*Please send all ELI and BaTS CANVAS Syllabi links to Seda Markarova.

* Make your CANVAS Syllabus Publicly Viewable – instructions from Keith Rowley


SPECIAL MENTION

2006 Interior Design Graduate, Francesco Borghesi, was recently promoted to principal at Graham Baba Architects.  Visit the Bellevue College Foundation web site to read more about his career path to success  – submitted by Dan Beert


UPCOMING EVENTS  Vocal Jazz Festival Flyer

Saturday, Jan. 27, BC Vocal Jaz Festival Gala Concert |    7:30 p.m., Carlson Theatre | Tickets and additional information available through Brown Paper Tickets.

BC Jazz Band Festival Flyer

Saturday, Feb. 3, BC Jazz Band Festival Gala Concert | 7:30 p.m., Carlson Theatre | Tickets and additional information available through Brown Paper Tickets.

 

January 3, 2018

New Year CelebrationTHIS WEEK
SYLLABI/OFFICE HOURS

Thank you for all the syllabi sent early!!  For all other faculty,  please send your CANVAS syllabi links to Janis Juarez after marking them public, or submit them through the Request Center, or in an e-mail to me.
Please send all ELI and BaTS CANVAS syllabi links to Seda Markarova.

Make your Canvas Syllabus Publicly Viewable instructions.

Syllabus icon♦  Be sure to use (or at least scan through it) the updated syllabus template.  The template is now available on the eLearning web site.  A lot of the links have been updated.  If you are continuing to use a syllabus from five years ago, and not updating the links, you could be possibly be giving students outdated information.  For ADA purposes, remember to go easy on the bolding, underlining and italics.  Keep your fonts the same throughout the syllabus.  Please keep in mind that the template itself is not totally ADA compliant. ** Please be sure to update the attendance policy to correspond with the new language in Attendance Expectations for Hybrid & In-Person Classes.

Office Hours
  Send your office hours to Jon Kissoondyal for winter 2018.  He would like your ↓
• office location
• office phone # (if you have one)
• and the time available to students

 


 

Faculty
FACULTY RESOURCES

Faculty Commons Workshops and Activities for Winter 2018. Pdf file | Commons web site

New Faculty OrientationFriday, January 5, 1:30-5:pm, D104 H

Tuesday, January 9, 2:30-3:30 – Language and Community: A Literary Discussion Group facilitated by Nan Ma.  Our group is now part of the official programming of the Faculty Commons.  We will be reading the poems of our very own Fernando Pérez to celebrate the imminent publication of his poetry collection by University of New Mexico Press.
Ÿ • Visit the SUPERSTITION [REVIEW] to read three of Fernando’s poems.
Ÿ • Visit the ACENTOS REVIEW to read more of Fernando’s poems.

**The Faculty Commons is offering a $50 stipend for instructors who submit an instruction-based reflection and/or lesson plan based on our discussions.
submitted by Nan Ma


Upcoming Events
UPCOMING EVENTS


Wednesday, January 10. Jim Sisko’s Bellevue College Jazz Band Performing at Tula’s Jazz Club | 7:30 pm | $10 cover Charge

Wednesday, January 10. Stephen-Marc Smith Exhibition, Gallery Space, D271

December 13, 2017

THIS WEEK
TONIGHT! December 13 Jim Sisko’s Bellevue College Jazz Band Performing at Tula’s Jazz Club | 7:30 pm | $10 cover Charge

Dec. 15-17It’s a Wonderful Life: A live Radio Show You are invited to see Scott Bessho as Old Man Potter.  Tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets or at the box office at Kenyon Hall an hour before show time.  December 8, 9, 15 & 16 at 7:30 pm and December 10 & 13 at 3:00 pm. Visit the Twelfth Night Productions web site to find out more information.

Miscellanous sticky note
MISCELLANEOUS

Winter 2018 Final Exam schedule.  The schedule isn’t posted on the BC web site as of today, I found it in the printed schedule and put it together for syllabi planning purposes.

 

Happy Holidays and See You Next Year!

December 6, 2017

Weekly News Digest
    Dec. 8-10 & 15-17It’s a Wonderful Life: A live Radio Show.  You are invited to see Scott Bessho as Old Man Potter.  Tickets Its a Wonderful Lifeare available through Brown Paper Tickets or at the box office at Kenyon Hall an hour before show time. December 8, 9, 15 & 16 at 7:30 pm and December 10 & 13 at 3:00 pm. Visit the Twelfth Night Productions web site to find out more information.

 


Syllabus in large black lettersSYLLABI TEMPLATE

Be sure to use the updated syllabus template.  The template is now available on the eLearning web site.  A lot of the links have been updated.  If you are continuing to use a syllabus from five years ago, and not updating the links, you could be possibly be giving students outdated information.  For ADA purposes, remember to go easy on the bolding, underlining and italics.  Keep your fonts the same throughout the syllabus.  Please keep in mind that the template itself is not totally ADA compliant.


Tula's Jazz ClubUPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, December 13. Jim Sisko’s Bellevue College Jazz Band Performing at Tula’s Jazz Club | 7:30 pm | $10 cover Charge

November 29, 2018

Holiday themed newsletterTHIS WEEK
  Thursday, November 30 Holiday Pottery Sale has returned to Bellevue College.  10 am-6 pm, Room C120, BC Cafeteria.

  Friday, December 1. 10:30-11:30, Faculty Commons. The Literature Discussion Group will be discussing Walter Benjamin’s “The Task of the Translator.” For additional reading, please contact Nan Ma.

Friday, December 1.   BC Concert Choir Fall Concertthe Isle is full of Noises, Aimee Hong, Conductor | 7:30 pm, BC Carlson Theatre | Admission $5 | Tickets available through Brown Paper Tickets.

December 2 & 3.  BC Student Drama: DIRECTions: A Festival of Student Written and Directed 10 minute plays | Admission $5, Stop Gap Theatre | More information available and ticket purchase through Brown Paper Tickets.



BULLDOG FOOD PANTRY ITEMS NEEDED

REMINDER! Let’s pull together one more time for the students and fill the food bin located at the front of R 230 by Friday, December 1FOOD ITEMS NEEDED:  canned tuna, chicken or turkey; canned soups; canned chili; energy bars; canned fruit; and/or fruit cups. submitted by Gordon Leighton.

 

 



UPCOMING EVENTS


Jazz Band Performance Flyer
Monday, December 4. BC Jazz Combos Concert, Jim Sisko, Director | 7:30 pm, BC Carlson Theatre | Admission $5 | Tickets available through Brown Paper Tickets.

Tula's Jazz Club  Wednesday, December 13. Jim Sisko’s Bellevue College Jazz Band Performing at Tula’s Jazz Club | 7:30 pm | $10 cover Charge

 

 

November 21, 2017

THIS WEEK
Happy Thanksgiving
Through December 1, 2017Annual Faculty Exhibition.  If you haven’t had a chance to visit the Gallery Space to view the exhibit, there is still time left on the calendar to do so.  The Gallery Space hours are available on the Gallery Space web site

 


Bellevue College mascotBULLDOG FOOD PANTRY ITEMS NEEDED
Let’s pull together one more time for the students and fill the food bin located at the front of R 230 by Friday, December 1Food items needed:

  1. canned tuna, chicken or turkey
  2. canned soups
  3. canned chili
  4. energy bars
  5. canned fruit
  6. fruit cups
    submitted by Gordon Leighton

CongratulationsCONGRATULATIONS!
Congratulations to Fernando Pérez.
His new book, A Song of Dismantling, is coming out with the University of New Mexico Press.  A Song of Dismantling  ⇐  (Flyer – pdf file)


Flyer for eventsUPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, November 27 From the Chamber, Curated by Dr. Brian Cobb | 7:30 PM | BC Carlson Theatre | Tickets $5, available through Brown Paper Tickets

 

Thursday, November 30 Holiday Pottery Sale has returned to Bellevue College.  10 am-6 pm, Room C120, BC Cafeteria.

Choir Concert flyer
Friday, December 1. BC Concert Choir Fall Concertthe Isle is full of Noises, Aimee Hong, Conductor | 7:30 pm, BC Carlson Theatre | Admission $5 | Tickets available through Brown Paper Tickets

December 2 & 3. BC Student Drama: DIRECTions: A Festival of Student Written and Directed 10 minute plays | Admission $5, Stop Gap Theatre | More information available and ticket purchase through Brown Paper Tickets

 

Monday, December 4. BC Jazz Combos Concert, Jim Sisko Director | 7:30 pm, BC Carlson Theatre | Admission $5 | Tickets available through Brown Paper Tickets

 

November 15, 2017

THIS WEEK
Through December 1, 2017Annual Faculty ExhibitionIf you haven’t had a chance to visit the Gallery Space to view the exhibit, there is still time left on the calendar to do so.  The Gallery Space hours are available on the Gallery Space web site.

 

♦ Nov 16-18, 2017Peter and the Star Catcher. 7:30 pm.  Tickets through Brown Paper Tickets.

 

 


Upcoming Events

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Monday, November 20  – Vocal Jazz Summit featuring the BC Jazz Singers CELEBRATION | 7:PM, BC Carlson Theatre | Tom Almli Conductor | Admission: Free.


Monday, November 27 From the Chamber, Curated by Dr. Brian Cobb | 7:30 PM | BC Carlson Theatre | Tickets $5, available through Brown Paper Tickets

  Thursday, November 30Holiday Pottery Sale has returned to Bellevue College.  10 am-6 pm, Room C120, BC Cafeteria.

More EVENTS To Be ANNOUNCED Next Week!

November 8, 2017

THIS WEEK
Creating Islands of Sanity
TODAY! November 8A&H POTLUCK, 11 AM – 2 PM in the R 230 Lunchroom. Let’s honor our veterans with a pre-holiday lunch TODAY. The weather is changing, so comfort food is in order – think stews, goopy casseroles, fall desserts.  Please sign up at SignUpGenius.com so we know what we will have and what we will need.  See you there!  – submitted by Gordon Leighton

Reminder of shot  TODAY! November 8One last chance to get your FLU SHOT. 2-5 PM, T 125 & T 126. Visit the BC FYI DIGEST to access the insurance form.

  TONIGHT! November 8 – 7:30 pm,  $10Jim Sisko’s Bellevue College Jazz Band at Tula’s. Reservations through Tula’s Restaurant and Jazz Club

November 9, 2017 Betty Bowen Award Ceremony & Reception. Seattle Art Museum, Nordstrom Lecture Hall, 6-8 PM | Join in for a lively evening celebrating the 2017 Betty Bowen Award winner, Jono Vaughan.  A selection of Jono’s works will be shown.  Our own Natalie Martinez will be wearing one of the dresses and reading a poem at the ceremony.  Visit the Seattle Art Museum web site for more information.

Nov 9-11 & 16-18, 2017Peter and the Star Catcher. 7:30 pm.  Tickets through Brown Paper Tickets

Saturday, November 11, 7-9 PM  [Offsite] Reading with Kenji C. Liu & Vickie Vértiz at the Alice Gallery. Visit the Open Books web site for more information. Submitted by Natalie Martinez.


CONGRATULATIONS!
Congratulations
to English Instructor, Martha Silano, her poem BUMBLEBEES ARE MADE OF ASH is in the new issue of THRUSH POETRY JOURNAL


Upcoming EventsUPCOMING EVENTS
♦  Monday, November 20 Vocal Jazz Summit
featuring the BC Jazz Singers – CELEBRATION | 7:PM, BC Carlson Theatre | Tom Almli Conductor | Admission: Free

 

From the Chamber
  Monday, November 27 From the Chamber, Curated by Dr. Brian Cobb | 7:30 PM | BC Carlson Theatre | Tickets $5, available through Brown Paper Tickets

 

November 1, 2017

Weekly News DigestTHIS WEEK
   TODAY! November 1, 2017, Bellevue College Art Department Faculty Exhibition Opening Reception hosted by Bellevue College Gallery Space. Room – D 271.  From 2-5PM.  Visit the Gallery Space Facebook page for more information. submitted by Dale Lindman


A&H Halloween / Fall Decorating Contest WINNERS!
FIRST PLACE:  Seda Markarova
SECOND PLACE:  Donna Miguel
THIRD PLACE: Jin Wang 
Thank you to everyone that entered!

 

 

Friday, November 3, 2017, 10:30-11:30, Faculty Commons – Poetry & Short Discussion Group will discuss the poems of the Peruvian Poet Caesar Vallejo.   Please visit the Poetry Foundation web site to view some of his poems.  Please contact: Nan Ma for poems in Spanish.


March 15 PotluckA&H POTLUCK REMINDER
IT’S TIME FOR A POTLUCK!  Let’s honor our veterans with a pre-holiday lunch on Wednesday, November 8, 11AM-2PM in the R230 lunchroom.  The weather is changing, so comfort food is in order – think stews, goopy casseroles, fall desserts.  Please sign up at SignUpGenius.com so we know what we will have and what we will need.  See you there!  – submitted by Gordon Leighton


UPCOMING EVENTS
November 7, 2017, 7:30 pm, Fall Jazz Night 2017 FEATURING: The Bellevue College Jazz Singers and The Bellevue College Jazz Bands.  Tickets through Brown Paper Tickets.

 

Tula's Jazz Club November 8, 2017, 7:30 pm,  $10Jim Sisko’s Bellevue College Jazz Band at Tula’s. Reservations through Tula’s Restaurant and Jazz Club

Peter and the StarCatcher flyer Nov 9-11 & 16-18, 2017 Peter and the Star Catcher. 7:30 pm.  Tickets through Brown Paper Tickets

November 9, 2017 Betty Bowen Award Ceremony & Reception. Seattle Art Museum, Nordstrom Lecture Hall, 6-8 PM | Join in for a lively evening celebrating the 2017 Betty Bowen Award winner, Jono Vaughan.  A selection of Jono’s works will be shown.  Our own Natalie Martinez will be wearing one of the dresses and reading a poem at the ceremony.  Visit the Seattle Art Museum web site for more information.

November 11, 20177-9 PM [Offsite] Reading with Kenji C. Liu & Vickie Vértiz at the Alice Gallery. Visit the Open Books web site for more information. Submitted by Natalie Martinez

More EVENTS To Be ANNOUNCED Next Week !

October 25, 2017

Halloween theme A&H Weekly News Digest flyerA&H  HALLOWEEN / FALL   DECORATING CONTEST
 Decorate your office or cubicle, or designated wall space.(R230, R130, L Bldg., Theatre Bldg – any A&H office area).  Suggestions: lights, spiders, pumpkins, leaves, skeletons, bats, webbing, or use your imagination.  Prize(s) will be given to the winner(s).  VOTING will take place on October 31.  Decorate with an eerie theme, or decorate festive and pretty.  There are decorating supplies available, first come first serve.  .  E-mail Janis Juarez if you plan on decorating your office or cubicle area.     DON’T MISS OUT ON THE FUN!


March 15 PotluckA&H POTLUCK
IT’S TIME FOR A POTLUCK! Let’s honor our veterans with a pre-holiday lunch on Wednesday, November 8, 11AM-2PM in the R230 lunchroom. The weather is changing, so comfort food is in order – think stews, goopy casseroles, fall desserts. Please sign up at SignUpGenius.com so we know what we will have and what we will need. See you there! – Submitted by Gordon Leighton


FormJAPAN WEEK @ BC – SHORT SURVEY REQUEST
If you attended the Japan Week @ BC event(s), please fill out the survey at Survey Monkey.com  to answer  a few questions for us.  Thank you!  – submitted by Anne Stewart.

 


CongratulationsCONGRATULATIONS!

A Spring 18 graduate of our program (Interior Design), Vi Nguyen, is a finalist in the Gray Magazine design awards competition, and will be honored – and chosen winner, we hope – at a gala event on November 29.  The black tie-ish awards party will be held at newly renovated The Sanctuary in downtown Seattle.  The judges panel represents international icons of design, honoring a wide range of design categories, including fashion, interior, product, landscape, and architectural design. – Submitted by Dan Beert


Flyer for eventsUPCOMING EVENTS

Friday, November 3, 2017, 10:30-11:30, Faculty Commons – Poetry & Short Discussion Group will discuss the poems of the Peruvian Poet Caesar Vallejo.  Please visit the Poetry Foundation web site to view some of his poems. Please contact: Nan Ma for poems in Spanish.

Music Performance flyer November 7, 2017, 7:30 pm, Fall Jazz Night 2017 FEATURING: The Bellevue College Jazz Singers and The Bellevue College Jazz Bands.  Tickets through Brown Paper Tickets

November 8, 2017, 7:30 pm,  $10Jim Sisko’s Bellevue College Jazz Band at Tula’s. Reservations through Tula’s Restaurant and Jazz Club

Nov 9-11 & 16-18, 2017 Peter and the Star Catcher. 7:30 pm.  Tickets through Brown Paper Tickets